NAVI beat MOUZ i IEM Cologne 2022perepelovsky
The NaVi team outplayed MOUZ with a score of 2:1 at IEM Cologne 2022, thanks to which they made it to the semi-finals of the upper bracket of the group stage. Here, "Born to Win" will play with the Swedes from Ninjas in Pajamas, who defeated Heroic a little earlier. In turn, MOUZ went to the lower bracket of group A, where they will meet with ENCE.
The duel between NAVI and MOUZ started on the Nuke map, which became the choice of the latter. At the same time, the first half ended with a comfortable advantage in favor of MOUZ, which showed quite a tolerable attack and ended the half with a score of 9:6. However, after the change of sides, NAVI began to win back, quickly leveling the difference and seizing the initiative. As a result, "Born to Win" without any problems created a reserve for themselves, and at the same time took the lead in the series - 16:12.
Next, the teams moved to the Mirage map, which became the choice of NAVI. At the same time, "Born to Win" had a confident half in the attack, finishing it with a score of 9:6. After the change of sides, NAVI only strengthened its advantage, at some point risking quickly closing the meeting. However, MOUZ managed to find the key to the opponent's defense in order to make a mini-comeback, and after that even the score in the series — 16:14.
Everything was decided on the Inferno map, the first half of which ended in a confident victory for NAVI with a score of 11:4. Well, after the change of sides, "Born to Win" did not let go, having scored the first victory at IEM Cologne 2022 — 16:6.
Matcher historie: IEM Cologne 2022
IEM Cologne 2022 takes place from 5 to 17 July in Germany at the Hyatt Regency Cologne and LANXESS arena venues. As part of the championship, 24 teams from Europe, the CIS, Oceania, China, North and South America are fighting for a prize pool of $1,000,000, as well as rating points in the BLAST Premier table.
Interim results of IEM Cologne 2022
- 1st place: $400,000 + 3,200 BLAST Premier points
- 2nd place: $180,000 + 1,600 BLAST Premier points
- 3rd-4th place: $80,000 + 1,000 BLAST Premier points
- 5th-6th place: $40,000 + 300 BLAST Premier points
- 7th-8th place: $24,000 + 300 BLAST Premier points
- 9th-12th place: $16,000
- 13th-16th place: $10,000
- 17th-20th place: Sprout, TYLOO, Imperial Esports and BIG - $4,500
- 21st-24th place: paiN Gaming, Complexity Gaming, MIBR and ORDER — $2,500